Fixed-field sensors from Banner Engineering offer background suppression

Banner Engineering's WORLD-BEAM Q20FF photoelectric sensor delivers sensing capabilities with visible red, fixed-field background suppression, and a sensing range up to 150 mm.

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The WORLD-BEAM Q20FF photoelectric sensor delivers sensing capabilities with visible red, fixed-field background suppression, and a sensing range up to 150 mm (6 in.), fulfilling tasks in materials handling, robot assembly, food and beverage production, and pharmaceutical manufacturing. The sensor is electronically immune to fluorescent light sources for more reliable and stable detection. Standard sensor housing has 25.4-mm (1-in.) mounting hole spacing. Models are available with 2-, 4-, or 6-in. sensing ranges.
Banner Engineering
Minneapolis, MN, USA

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WORLD-BEAM Q20 Fixed Field Sensors With Background Suppression Provide More Reliable Detection

Banner Engineering WORLD-BEAM Q20FF fixed-field background suppression sensor

Minneapolis, MN—Banner Engineering Corp. introduces the WORLD-BEAM Q20FF fixed-field background suppression sensor to the company’s line of compact photoelectric sensors. Offering the same high performance standards as other Banner sensors, the Q20FF delivers enhanced sensing capabilities with visible red, fixed field background suppression and a sensing range up to 6 inches (150 mm). With the Q20FF, Banner’s Q20 sensor series can now solve an increased number of sensing applications in a variety of industries, such as material handling, robot assembly, food and beverage and pharmaceutical goods.

“With the addition of the visible red fixed field background suppression models, Banner has expanded the number of applications the Q20 series can solve,” said Dennis Smith, Technical Marketing Manager at Banner Engineering. “The high performance optical design of the fixed field Q20 series is evident in the small emitter beam and well focused optics, providing an increased sensing range and greater immunity to objects beyond the fixed detection range. Combined with electronic immunity to fluorescent light sources, the Q20 fixed field sensors will result in more reliable and stable detection in all applications.”

The WORLD-BEAM Q20 series offers a complete product line of high performance sensors in rectangular housings. The Q20FF adds to this growing series, providing superior optical performance in a world-wide standard sensor housing with 25.4 mm (1 inch) mounting hole spacing. Models are available with 2, 4, or 6 inch sensing ranges.

Additional key features of the compact WORLD-BEAM Q20FF include:

IP67/NEMA 6 & NEMA PW12 1200 PSI washdown rated
Metallic M8 and M12 connectors on “QD” models with a threaded connection to the cord-set
DC operation from 10 to 30 VDC with complementary solid-state outputs (1 normally open, 1 normally closed); PNP (sourcing) or NPN (sinking) by model
Complete offering of mounting brackets and apertures available

About Banner. Banner Engineering is a manufacturer of indicator lights, photoelectric and ultrasonic sensors, vision sensors, electronic machine guarding systems, wireless networks, fiber optic assemblies and precision measurement systems.

For further information, contact Banner Engineering Corp., 9714 Tenth Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55441. PH: 888.373.6767 (Toll-free North America), or 001.763.544.3164 (International). FAX: 763.544.3213. Email: sensors@bannerengineering.com.

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